In this episode, Managing Board Member Christoph Zindel interviews Tejas Patel, Chairman and Chief Interventional Cardiologist at Apex Heart Institute in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. He is internationally recognized as one of the world’s pioneers of the transradial approach in coronary angiography and is a long-time advocate for the use of robotics in healthcare.
Tejas Patel is a thoughtleader in using robotic technology in cardiac interventions. Telerobotic assistance was first introduced at his hospital in Gujarat, India, back in 2017. By 2018, he had made international headlines after performing the world's first in-human robotic heart surgery.
Throughout the challenging times of the COVID-19 pandemic, robotic technology has provided a safety advantage for healthcare professionals, allowing them to perform surgical procedures without risking exposure.
So, dive in and hear about the advantages and long-term potential of robotics in healthcare, learn how the issue of cybersecurity is being addressed, and discover how innovative remote surgery is performed.
The statements by Siemens Healthineers customers described herein are based on results that were achieved in the customer’s unique setting. Since there is no “typical” hospital and many variables exist (e.g., hospital size, case mix, level of IT adoption) there can be no guarantee that other customers will achieve the same results.